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Signs and Symptoms of Buprenorphine Misuse

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient who is abusing buprenorphine.

Specialty:

Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, adverse effects

ICD-10:

F11.1

Description:

Buprenorphine is a Schedule III semi-synthetic opiate that binds to mu receptors and that can cause toxic effects if abused.

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